HyperDic: legend

English > 2 senses of the word legend:
NOUNcommunicationlegend, fablea story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
communicationlegend, captionbrief description accompanying an illustration
legend > pronunciation
Soundsleh'jhahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > legend: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA story about mythical or supernatural beings or events.
Synonymfable
Category ofIseult, Isolde(Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
Midas(Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold
Round Table, King Arthur's Round Table(legend) the circular table for King Arthur and his knights
Sisyphus(Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the top of a steep hill
Tristan, Tristram(Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
grail, Holy Grail, Sangraal(legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper
hagiologyliterature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints
NarrowerArthurian legendThe legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot
BroaderstoryA piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
Spanishfábula, leyenda
Catalanfàbula, llegenda
Adjectiveslegendarycelebrated in fable or legend
English > legend: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningbrief description accompanying an illustration.
Synonymcaption
Part ofillustrationartwork that helps make something clear or attractive
BroadertitleA general or descriptive heading for a section of a written work
Spanishcomentario, leyenda, pie de foto, subtítulo, título
Catalanllegenda

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